Essity Chairman Declines Re-election

September 21, 2023

Pär Boman has declined re-election as chairman of the board of directors for Essity.

Boman has served as chairman since 2016. He will remain in his current position until March 2024.

“It has been highly inspirational to work together with Essity’s management and 48,000 employees and contribute to the company’s development, which has included comprehensive market, product, and innovation development; digital transformation activities; strong e-commerce growth; and leading sustainability work. The company is now well on its way to achieving a 17% return on capital employed by 2025,” said Boman.

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